curassow[kyo̵̅o̅′rə sō′, kyo̵̅o̅ ras′ō′]
curassow definition by Webster's New World
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any of several dark, crested, gallinaceous game birds (family Cracidae, esp. genera Crax and Mitu) of South and Central America, which usually nest in trees
Origin: ; from Curaçao
curassow definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of several long-tailed, crested South and Central American game birds of the family Cracidae, related to the pheasants and domestic fowl.
Origin: Alteration of Curaçao.